WPA Environmental

WPA Environmental provides Best Value solutions to Local Authorities and private clients, helping them to deal with contaminated land and associated regulatory issues. We are specialists in the investigation of contaminated land. We have experience in carrying out district inspections and detailed inspections under Part 2A, in addition to offering expert advise on planning matters for Local Authorities, developers and the general public.

Featured services

Contaminated land

WPA provide site characterisation and risk assessment services for a wide range of private and public sector clients. We undertake work ranging from Phase 1 Desk Studies through to project managing remediation verification. WPA's services include:•Geophysics•Invasive works including geotechnical testing•Sampling and analysis •Quantitative and Detailed Risk Assessment

Due diligence/auditing

WPA undertake due diligence work to establish environmental risks and liabilities for purchasers, sellers and other parties such as insurers or mortgage providers.

Environmental health

WPA have a specialism in providing services to Local Authority Environmental Health and Planning teams. Services offered include:•Assistance to Local Authorities•District inspection site categorisation action•Preparation of bids for funding detailed site inspections and remediation projects •Project management of site investigation and remediation •Assistance in the preparation of public register entries, Local Plans and Contamination Land Strategies. •The review of land quality submissions in the planning regime

Environmental risk assessment

WPA undertake controlled waters, human health, ecological and ground gas risk assessment in compliance with BS10175, BS8485 and CLR11.

Geotechnical investigation

WPA undertake geotechnical site investigation to inform the design of new development. Works also include piling risk assessment.

Active services

Services/specialisms by percentage of recent turnover
Contaminated land30
Due diligence/auditing5
Environmental health30
Environmental risk assessment30
Geotechnical investigation5